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Women in work index 2019: Turning policies into effective action
This report discusses "how effective change within organisations requires strategic clarity, accountability, measurability and transparency."
Gender Equality and Inclusive Growth: Economic policies to achieve sustainable development
"[A] growing body of evidence shows that economic growth is a gendered process, and that gender inequalities can be barriers to shared prosperity."
30% by 2018: Gender diversity progress report
"Quarterly reporting, continuous awareness building, and collaborations with other supporters in this domain, has seen the percentage of women on these boards increasing by 10 per cent [since 2010]"
Closing the Gap: Leadership perspectives on promoting women in financial services
"[T]his report looks at the experiences of financial services employees in North America, gathers insights from senior female leaders, and reviews best-practice policies and programs to promote diversity and inclusion."
Gender Equality Bill exposure draft: Discussion paper
"In Victoria, evidence demonstrates that gender inequality persists across many areas including schools, workplaces, neighbourhoods, the media, and sport. It affects all Victorians in a myriad of ways".
Why Women-Owned Startups Are A Better Bet
“[W]hen women business owners pitch their ideas to investors for early-stage capital, they receive significantly less (…) than men. Yet businesses founded by women ultimately deliver higher revenue”.
Face the Facts: Gender Equality 2018
"Australian women are over-represented as part-time workers in low-paid industries and in insecure work and continue to be underrepresented in leadership roles in the private and public sectors."
2018 Report on equality between women and men in the EU
This report "takes stock of the main initiatives launched or accomplished in 2017 [within] five thematic areas of the [European Commission’s Strategic engagement for gender equality 2016-2019]."
The Power of Parity: Advancing women’s equality in Asia Pacific
"Advancing women’s equality in the countries of Asia Pacific could add $4.5 trillion to their collective annual GDP by 2025 (...) All countries would benefit from advancing women’s equality."
Women, Business and the Law 2018
"No economy can grow to its full potential unless both women and men participate fully. As half the world’s population, women have an equal role in driving economic growth."
Gender Equity Insights 2018: Inside Australia’s gender pay gap
"The findings in this third report offer some encouragement that Australian businesses are taking the issue of gender pay equity seriously".
Taking forward the women’s economic empowerment agenda
"Women’s economic empowerment is both an economic and moral imperative. It is not just a ‘women’s issue’ – improving women’s economic empowerment is crucial for both broader economic growth and human development."